WILLIAM ROSS son of WILLIAM B. ROSS & ELIZABETH McKEE
History of Washington County, Pennsylvania, Vol. 3
Author: Forrest, Earle R. (Earle Robert)
Chicago: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Co., 1926
Pg. 248 – for full article see book online
BENJAMIN ROSS is a native of Allegheny County, Pa., where he was born on Aug. 5, 1870, and is the son of WILLIAM EMMETT and JOSEPHINE (LYTLE) ROSS.The father was born at Manchester (now Carnegie), Pa., and his death occurred at Monongahela city Nov. 1, 1920.He followed the vocation of a mechanic, gave his support to the Republican party and was long a consistent member of the United Presbyterian church.He was a veteran of the Civil war, having served for three years and six months in Hampton's Battery and the One Hundred and Twenty-third Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, in which he was a corporal.He was the son of WILLIAM B. and ELIZABETH (McKEE) ROSS, the former of whom was born in Allegheny County and (pg. 249) died in Ingram, Pennsylvania.He was the owner of salt works at old Manchester.He was a Republican.He served as a justice of the peace and held other local offices, and was a member of the United Presbyterian church. JOSEPHINE LYTLE was born at Gastonville, Pa., and died in Monongahela city July 13, 1925.She was the daughter of BENJAMIN and URSULA (McFARLAND) LYTLE, the former of whom was a farmer and auctioneer.Politically he was a Democrat and in religious faith was a member of the Baptist church.He died at Gastonville and his wife died at Monongahela city.
On June 28, 1900, MR. ROSS was married to MISS MARY M. BENTLEY, who was born in November, 1871, in Monongahela city, the daughter of S. B. and MINERVA (RABE) BENTLEY.MR. and MRS. ROSS have one child, CHARLES EMMETT, born Aug. 15, 1907, at Monongahela city. (ends of pg. 250)